Bernard Hinault

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Bernard Hinault (pronounced [bɛʁ.naʁ]; born 14 November 1954) is a French former professional road cyclist. With 147 professional victories, including five in the Tour de France, he is often named among the greatest cyclists of all time. Hinault started cycling as an amateur in his native Brittany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Hinault has received more than 693,160 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Bernard Hinault is the 7th most popular cyclist (up from 11th in 2019), the 1,279th most popular biography from France (up from 1,281st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Cyclist.

Bernard Hinault is most famous for winning the Tour de France five times in his career. He was also the first cyclist to win all three of the Grand Tours - the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia, and the Vuelta a España.

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Among cyclists, Bernard Hinault ranks 7 out of 1,212Before him are Eddy Merckx, Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil, Gino Bartali, Maurice Garin, and Tom Simpson. After him are Raymond Poulidor, Miguel Induráin, Lance Armstrong, Rik Van Looy, Federico Bahamontes, and Henri Cornet.

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Among people born in 1954, Bernard Hinault ranks 37Before him are Velupillai Prabhakaran, Jim Belushi, Yanni, Condoleezza Rice, Ron Howard, and Rene Russo. After him are Andrej Babiš, Paolo Gentiloni, Vojislav Šešelj, François Fillon, Lee Child, and Abdul Rashid Dostum.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bernard Hinault ranks 1,279 out of 5,234Before him are François Cevert (1944), Alexandre de Rhodes (1591), André de Montbard (1103), Michel Butor (1926), Pierre Duhem (1861), and Georges Prêtre (1924). After him are Maurice Ronet (1927), Antoine Augustin Cournot (1801), Ernest Gellner (1925), John III of Navarre (1477), Odile of Alsace (662), and Benedict of Aniane (750).

Among CYCLISTS In France

Among cyclists born in France, Bernard Hinault ranks 2Before him are Jacques Anquetil (1934). After him are Raymond Poulidor (1936), Henri Cornet (1884), Lucien Petit-Breton (1882), François Faber (1887), Louison Bobet (1925), Louis Trousselier (1881), René Pottier (1879), Octave Lapize (1887), Laurent Fignon (1960), and Roger Walkowiak (1927).